Faculty

At 2nd Nature Academy, we pride ourselves on having a dynamic staff of educators that excel at engaging students, building trusting relationships, and modeling respect and compassion. They are comfortable instructing in the classroom, the outdoors, and beyond! Our educational staff are highly credentialed in their respective focuses. We invite you to get to know a little more about our educator family.

Meghan Ayer

Meghan Ayer

Head of School

Mathematics & Sciences (Middle & High School)

Olivia Royal

Olivia Royal

Grade 1 (Lower Elementary School)

Alison Pearson

Alison Pearson

Grade 5/6 (Lower Middle School)

Xiangli "Nini" Wu

Xiangli "Nini" Wu

Mandarin (Chinese)

Mathematics (Middle & High School)

Killian Venman

Killian Venman

Music (K-12)

Social Studies/History (Lower Middle School)

Kaitlin Quinn-Stearns

Kaitlin Quinn-Stearns

Deputy Head of School

History & Humanities (High School)

Ariana Holmes

Ariana Holmes

Grade 2/3 (Lower Elementary School)

Courtney Mehurg

Courtney Mehurg

Science (Elementary & Middle School)

Ryan Slate

Ryan Slate

Physical Education

Millie Mugica

Millie Mugica

Substitute

Elizabeth Swett

Elizabeth Swett

Kindergarten

Bernadette Chiccino

Bernadette Chiccino

Grade 3/4 (Upper Elementary School)

English/Language Arts (Middle School)

Maria Oca Jordan

Maria Oca Jordan

Spanish

Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson

Visual Arts